Navigating Life After Service: Zach Knight on Transitioning, Healing, and Helping Veterans
Veteran Voices
by Supply Chain Now
3w ago
In this episode of Veteran Voices, host Mary Kate Soliva interviews Zach Knight, a former US Army officer and current entrepreneur. Knight shares his journey from serving in the police force to joining the military at 28, and his experiences in Afghanistan. He discusses the challenges he faced transitioning back to civilian life, including dealing with PTSD and the struggle to find a new purpose. Knight also talks about his current work with ATL Vets, an organization that helps veterans transition into the workforce and entrepreneurship. Listen in and learn more about Zack's story, and how he ..read more
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From Service to Sisterhood: Empowering Women Veterans with Dr. Amy Stevens
Veteran Voices
by Supply Chain Now
1M ago
In this new episode of Veteran Voices, hosted by US Army veteran Mary Kate Soliva, Soliva welcomes Dr. Amy Stevens, a Navy veteran and founder of the Georgia Military Women. to the show. Stevens shares her journey from her early days in the Navy, where she was one of the first women to serve in co-ed classes, to her transition into civilian life. She discusses the challenges she faced, including sexual harassment and the lack of resources and policies to protect women in the military. Stevens also talks about her work in the Georgia Military Women, a Facebook group that provides support and ca ..read more
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Navigating the Transition: Beyond the Uniform with Laurie Pimentel-Johnson
Veteran Voices
by Supply Chain Now
1M ago
Additional Links & Resources: Learn more about Veteran Voices here: https://supplychainnow.com/program/veteran-voices Subscribe to Veteran Voices and other Supply Chain Now programs here: https://supplychainnow.com/subscribe Learn more about the Guam Human Rights Initiative: https://www.guamhri.org/ This episode was hosted by Mary Kate Soliva. For additional information, please visit our dedicated show page at: https://supplychainnow.com/navigating-transition-beyond-uniform-vv88 ..read more
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Empowering Veterans: A Journey from Service to Success with Robyn Grable of Talents ASCEND
Veteran Voices
by Supply Chain Now
4M ago
In this episode of Veteran Voices, host Mary Kate Soliva welcomes Navy veteran and founder of Talents ASCEND, Robyn Grable, to the show. Their conversation covers Robyn's military journey, challenges faced by veterans transitioning to civilian life, and the importance of networking. Listen in as Robyn shares her inspiration behind Talents Ascend, a platform connecting veterans, military spouses, and the disabled community with employment opportunities, and emphasizes the need to challenge job market misconceptions. Join us for an intimate discussion about leveraging unique veteran skills, netw ..read more
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Beyond the Wings: A Veteran's Journey Navigating Transitions and New Horizons
Veteran Voices
by Supply Chain Now
6M ago
In this episode of Veteran Voices, Navy veteran and pilot Gabe Soltero joins host Mary Kate Soliva and shares his journey from military service to civilian life. He discusses his upbringing, Navy experiences, and the challenges of transitioning, emphasizing the importance of family support, networking, and utilizing veteran service organizations during this transition. Now working at Home Depot, he helps veterans find opportunities and champions veteran causes. Listen in as Gabe and Mary Kate highlight the significance of community support and provide valuable insights for veterans navigating ..read more
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Journey of Service: From Marine Corps to Civilian Success featuring Kevin Horgan
Veteran Voices
by Supply Chain Now
7M ago
In this new, candid episode of Veteran Voices, host Mary Kate Soliva welcomes listeners to a conversation brimming with personal narratives and invaluable insights. As the episode unfolds, guest Kevin Horgan, shares the rich tapestry of his life, unveiling the profound impact of his Marine Corps journey on his identity and subsequent civilian career. Through anecdotes and reflections, Kevin shares his story—a narrative woven with moments of resilience, self-discovery, and the ever-evolving pursuit of purpose. From his humble beginnings in New Jersey to the pivotal decision to join the Marine C ..read more
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Resilience, Sacrifice, and Service: John Wayne Walding's Unforgettable Green Beret Journey
Veteran Voices
by Supply Chain Now
9M ago
Every Veteran Voices episode delves into the inspiring stories of individuals who have served their country and are now making a difference beyond the uniform, but few stories are as powerful and uplifting as that of John Wayne Walding. John Wayne lost his leg to a sniper during battle in the mountains of Afghanistan, only to continue fighting, become the first amputee to become a Green Beret Sniper, and later found his own logistics company dedicated to overcoming and delivering on the impossible. In today's episode, sponsored by Pegasus Logistics Group, host Mary Kate Soliva, along with spec ..read more
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Being the Light in a Darkened Room featuring Alex Ortiz, Student Veterans of America
Veteran Voices
by Supply Chain Now
9M ago
Sometimes the transition from military service to civilian life happens gradually over time. In other cases, it happens in an instant. Neither path is necessarily easy, but maintaining a sense of purpose is key to successfully finding a new path in life. Alex Ortiz is a 1L law student at the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico School of Law, a 2022 VFW-SVA Legislative Fellow, and a 2022 SVA Student Veteran of the year finalist. Before starting his legal studies, he served as a wheel vehicle mechanic while on deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan with the 10th Mountain Division. In this inter ..read more
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One Team, One Fight featuring Alicia Washkevich, Chief Operating Officer, New Politics
Veteran Voices
by Supply Chain Now
10M ago
Nothing demonstrates the importance of building a mission-driven cohesive team culture like spending time in the military. On a Naval ship, people from different ranks, different backgrounds, and even civilians all have to come together and learn to collaborate to achieve stated goals. They must all learn to adapt and overcome. Alicia Washkevich led logistics with the Expeditionary Action Group One, foreign militaries, and the United Nations for anti-piracy and security operations during the Global War on Terrorism. She was awarded the Navy’s Commendation Medal for coordinating aid given to 21 ..read more
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Breaking the Cycle of Cognitive Distortions feat. Matthew Brown, Co-founder & CEO of Chimney Trail
Veteran Voices
by Supply Chain Now
1y ago
There are some common traits shared by most people fighting anxiety and depression or struggling with thoughts of suicide. And while the awareness and understanding of mental health issues have both improved, many of the solutions that are in place today don’t make the required difference for people who need help right now. Matthew Brown earned his degree from the US Naval Academy in 2005. He went on to serve as the captain of USS SCOUT (MCM-8) and as part of US Navy SEAL TEAM 17, as a strategic studies Fellow for the Chief of Naval Operations, as aide-de-camp for Strategy & Policy at US J ..read more
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